Pastorella (string quartet)
Title: Pastorella, from Gallimathis Musicum, KV 32
Composer: W. A. Mozart, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: Selections from Gallimathis Musicum are excellent for introducing young students to quartet playing. For professionals, this pastorella can be used for prelude, meditation, or soft background music, and its phrase structure allows for various stopping points. The violin 1 part is playable on flute or oboe.